SCDHA - 2020/2021

CE Refund Policy:  In order to receive a tuition refund, minus a $25 processing fee, the registrant must make the request by the course registration deadline.  Requests made after the deadline are non-refundable.


Fall 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SCDHA will not be offering face-to-face continuing education opportunities for Fall 2020. Members, for the time being, will need to complete continuing education required for licensure virtually. Although these are not sponsored by SCDHA, here are some upcoming CE opportunities that are available at minimal to no cost. 

Great Lakes Health Literacy Conference 2020:
Health Literacy Implications During Times of Crisis  


When:  Virtual event October 9, 2020. 
Time:    9:00AM -12:00 noon 
Cost:     Only $45.00 and can earn 3 CEUs.  


This conference is co-sponsored by the Ohio Health Literacy Partners and Western Michigan University and features nationally recognized speakers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health,  Horowitz Center for Health Literacy at the University of Maryland School of Public Health, and the Director Organizational Development and Health Literacy Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland Ohio.

Health systems and professionals impact health literacy by making health information and services understandable and actionable.  Information from health professionals, the media, and organizations often present information that is difficult to understand and act on. Therefore, equally important as an individual’s skills, are the skills of health professionals and organizations to provide health information in a manner that individuals can understand. Health literacy and oral health literacy are very closely linked and this topic is as pertinent more than ever right now due to the pandemic.


CE credit will be available to dentists and dental hygienists licensed in the State of OH (approved sponsor for continuing education by the Ohio State Dental Board).  For more information/register:

Cultural Competency Program for Oral Health Providers

When: Virtual 
Time:  Asynchronous  - available until December 31, 2020 
Cost:    Free - 6 CEUs available  


This free online educational program accredited for oral health professionals through the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. This e-learning program provides oral health professionals with basic knowledge and skills related to cultural and linguistic competency, based on the HHS Office of Minority Health's National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care.  For more information: 

CE Smart by ADHA 


ADHA offers continuing education and CE tracking all in one place. It’s called CE Smart Tracker (free for ADHA members and $30 annually for Non-Members).  Courses range in pricing; if you use this system for continuing education, it will track your credits so when it comes time for your license renewal, all you have to do is download your full transcript and submit as evidence for licensure. 
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